Canadian seasonally adjusted housing starts rose to 215,941 units is November 2018 from an upwardly revised 206,753 units in October, beating market expectations of 196,000 units. It was the largest value since June. Multiple urban starts increased by 3.9 percent to 151,596 units while single-detached urban starts declined by 2.3 percent to 50,458 units. Rural starts were estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 13,887 units. Housing Starts in Canada averaged 185.58 Thousand units from 1977 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 291.60 Thousand units in March of 1978 and a record low of 90.70 Thousand units in August of 1982.